You can’t catch me, copper

What is the minimum category of copper cable required to support speeds up to 1,000 megabits per second?

A) Category 3

B) Category 5

C) Category 5e

D) Category 6

E) The category is: Things that start with the letter W

The answer: C) Category 5e

Category 5e is designed to support Ethernet network speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.

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